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. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a developing story. bay area commuters, you have a big reprieve. golden gate ferry service boats going to run on schedule today. anne makovec in larkspur. marin county with why the strike has suddenly been called off. she has more. good morning. >> reporter: i just got off the phone with the union spokesman who says, they were thinking about striking so they wanted to let the public know that they were thinking about striking so the public wasn't surprised. then the golden gate bridge district decided to go ahead and call off the service because they didn't want people to be surprised either. so there is confusion between the union and the district, no surprise. we heard of these contract negotiations getting out of control before. in this case it was going to end up in a one-day strike here for golden gate ferry service between larkspur where i'm standing, san francisco, and sausalito all ferry service was going to be cancelled for the day. this morning it turns out that workers showed up for work. so there will be no disruption in service today. certain
below average. system kind of rotating around the big old low up in oregon is right there might produce more than just some low clouds for mendocino county and lake county. possible mostly cloudy skies later on as the tail end of that system kind of swings by. it's also not only giving low clouds but any time you get a little system coming in that enhances the drizzle. a lot of 50s out there with local drizzle and temperatures even with the overcast it's cool. and there's a no doubt about it sea breeze. boot scooting it all the way out to the sacramento valley. temperatures out there have come way down as well. that's pretty impressive system for this time of year. i mean last in june we had two of those systems that came down and visited us, gave us rain. remember rain beginning in june end of june. this time of year it's almost a miracle it makes it that far. the end result for us is a lot of low clouds and drizzle. very, very cool pattern for july. afternoon highs 50s 60s 70s i did go with one 80 that was clear lake but i almost went 79 there. and there will be 60s and 70s in between
. >>> adding insult to injury. why one csu president is getting a big pay raise while another tuition hike was approved. >> plus, the check won't be in the mail. what president obama can't guarantee if the nation's debt limit isn't raised. >>> and move over chicken nuggets. the healthier menu items restaurants will serve. switching to progressive could mean hundreds more in your wallet year after year. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. raise the debt limit....or risk >>> time is running out for congress. lawmakers have 20 days to figure out how to raise that debt limit or risk defaulting on loans for the first time. republicans and democrats are prepping for yet another round of talks this morning. meanwhile, the senate's top republican has proposed letting president obama raise the debt ceiling on his own if they can't reach a deal. the president told scott pelley that social security checks may be at risk. >> can you tell the folks at home that no matter what happens, the social security checks are going out on august 3? >> i cannot guarantee th
. >> reporter: liu would replace carlos moreno. >>> a deadly crash involving a big rig snarled the evening commute along highway 72 in silican valley. lloyd lacuesta is where the truck burst into flames. >> reporter: as you can see blind -- behind me. traffic is running smooth. for nearly four hours this heavily traveled south bay freeway was at a standstill. about 4:15, a big rig truck crashed into the center divide near matilda avenue and burst into flames. one man says the accident happened near his workplace. >> i walked out into the parking lot and i yelled back inside and a couple of guys came out and we saw the smoke on the top of the billing. >> reporter: the truck was so badly burned, the chp could not determine the section of the driver. >> the driver lost control for some reason, collided with the center guardrail and rolled over, trapping the driver and then the cab of the truck caught on fire. >> reporter: the freeway was shutdown in both directions. even when one lane was open in the westbound direction you could walk faster than the slow moving cars. >> pretty frustrating.
replace carlos moreno. >>> a deadly crash involving a big rig snarled the evening commute along highway 72 in silican valley. lloyd lacuesta is where the truck burst into flames. >> reporter: as you can see blind -- behind me. traffic is running smooth. for nearly four hours this heavily traveled south bay freeway was at a standstill. about 4:15, a big rig truck crashed into the center divide near matilda avenue and burst into flames. one man says the accident happened near his workplace. >> i walked out into the parking lot and i yelled back inside and a couple of guys came out and we saw the smoke on the top of the billing. >> reporter: the truck was so badly burned, the chp could not determine the section of the driver. >> the driver lost control for some reason, collided with the center guardrail and rolled over, trapping the driver and then the cab of the truck caught on fire. >> reporter: the freeway was shutdown in both directions. even when one lane was open in the westbound direction you could walk faster than the slow moving cars. >> pretty frustrating. i saw a lot of people thr
illegal fireworks and they will be putting them in these big 55-gallon drums that you see here collecting them all from neighbors who drop them off but those same neighbors worry this may not take the spark out of illegal fireworks. long before the legal fireworks ever go up over the san francisco bay, they are already being set off on dry land. >> we hear lots of roman candles and the various fireworks, most of the evening, and into the night. >> reporter: it's become a stealth tradition. natasha smith told us where illegal fireworks are hidden in santa cruz. >> they bury their fireworks at the beach. then they come back and explode them at night. >> reporter: in oakland -- in oakland it's a yearly battle. >> it starts tonight. >> reporter: this year firefighters are trying something new not so different from an amnesty program. bring your illegal fireworks to the station. >> just ring the doorbell, the firefighters will take possession of them and place them in a 55-gallon drum. >> reporter: they questions asked. >> i'm not sure that it would be a program that works. people just want to
see a lot of the damage behind me in this field a big pile of ash that was once a huge stack of plastic crates and you can see off to the side, still some of the plastic crates that are impacted today. this is what was burning creating a show of fire and concerns for air quality. that fire broke out at around 1:00 yesterday afternoon here at macro plastics. check out this video from failed. it's near travis air force base. the fire was huge with thick, black smoke that could be seen for more than 50 miles away. it was shooting 9,000 feet into the air. the fire fueled by plastic produce crates. a worker accidentally lit one on fire and it took off into a five-acre fire. >> any sense of the temperature that this fire reached? >> close to 1,000, maybe 1500. if you go to the side of the complex where the grass is, you will see the poles, the whole metal fences are bent like straw. >> reporter: so it took firefighters about three hours to get that fire under control. but it wasn't completely out until early into this morning actually. firefighters were still concerned about some h
lanes opened after an accident with big rigs approaching high street north of the coliseum. we were seeing a slight backup there. all lanes re-opened. didn't take long for things to quickly recover. i mentioned two accidents? we are still dealing with one in the southbound direction. this is southbound 880 approaching embarcadero. and unfortunately, it sounds like still the right lane is blocked. this is another accident involving a couple of cars. still picking up slowing on our sensors almost to the 980 interchange so we'll continue to watch that hotspot. and the bay bridge in the meantime. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> time now 6:08. a stunning verdict in the casey anthony trial. the emotional insight one alternate juror is giving about that high-profile case. >> plus, gay history in the classroom. the landmark bill signature on the governor's test -- sitting on the governor's desk. >>> and it could be a game changer from facebook. coming up. ,, ,, it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary.
and fog. at least in the morning hours, heather and ken, i like to talk about a big change in temperatures. cool down, i don't have it for tonight, pretty much stablizing, 80s inland and 60s for the coast. we'll make it more exciting tomorrow. >> >> a's try to keep their bats hot as they battle the twins >>> . good evening, everyone, welcome to this saturday night edition of sports wrap. after 2 impressive wins in philadelphia, giants have stumbled twice in cincinnati. also made news with another predeadline trade. things got off to a very bad start for starting pitcher, 3 runs already scored in the first inning when chris heise sent a hard grounder up the middle for a base hit. johnson, a 5-0 hole. coming back from the deficit -- pablo sand doe value did make some noise, he sends 1 halfway to kentucky for his 11th homer of the year, but this was void of significant giant scoring. bad luck here in the 4th when the reds scored 2 more. miguel single to the left side. balm gardener doesn't back up the play. charged with an error as the runners move up a base. frustrating for the giants. barr
in summer heat as part of my weather mean you coming up in just a moment >> name brand for penny. big prescription savings just around the corner for a lot of patients. l. around the corner for a lot of patients. l. [applause] it's really delicious, mom. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family. at&t u-verse lets you record four shows at once from any room and play them back on any tv. get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months. in the network, everyone can get along. >> a lot of money on the line tonight for cupertino squarey. failure to comply with the law and last valuable cement contract. it's located in the foot hills west of cupertino. as david reports the issue is an expansion at the plant that was not approved. >> critic of th
and there will be a huge delay. i'm not sure when we'd be able to get help. this is a big help. >> the california state parks foundation organizes volunteer days including many slated to close in the coming 12 month autos still coming up tonight at 6:30 for you, looming deadline on lifting the debt det ceiling. who is telling the truth? who is stretching it. an abc 7 news fact check. >> pg&e lays out a plan for opting out of a smart meter program. so far there is nothing for you to opt into. >> a bay area woman rats out a well known restaurant chain. stay with us. another half hour of newewewewew >>> countdown to crisis thchl clock from abc news know shoes there are five days, two hours and 30 minutes before the government runs flat out of money. and washington is no closer tonight to reaching consensus on how to resolve this. >> the u.s. congress remains split tonight in the face of an unprecedented default on the debt. today republicans clashed with democrats and each other, over raising the federal cap on borrowing. it appears john boehner won additional g.o.p. support for his bill after using asalt
their finances. >>> well every program you can think of in the new state budget took big hits. but there is some good news out of all of this. capitol correspondent annette has the story now from sacramento. >> this is the first on time budget pl since i have been governor. >>reporter: while governor brown joked about an on time budget, 86 billion dollar spending plan was no laughing matter. it pairs down state service substantially and general fund spending to the lowest since the early 70's. nearly 1 quarter of funding to uc and csu has been slashed. 70 state parks are slated foreclosure. and the poor elderly and disabled will have to live on smaller welfare grants and cash aid. >> these are real tough hard decisions and going forward californians have to think very hard about what is it that we want. >>reporter: democrats first choice but to ask california voters if they wanted to extend the expiring tax hike to save some services. but even after months of arm twisting governor brown could not convince 2 republicans in each house to go along. >> this is a victory the for the people. >>r
in september. >> big sports news this afternoon. we turn our attention to san francisco giants go.ing to have a new bat in the line up tomorrow, perhaps, there is a trade in the works sending top pitching prospects zach wheeler to the mets that can become official tomorrow. and he can be in a giants uniform. the giants struggled lately and belltran might be the bat they need. expect him to hit in the middle of the order. and that is a get. >> giants are signaling and going for it. >> and it's just head. frightening moments for a father taking a trip with his son. the leap of faith he had to take when his 3-year-old tumbled towards a water fall. >> volunteers who are stepping in to clean state parks, some are in danger of shutting down. >> and take a look at traffic now. there are things moving smoothly. there is lovely weather here. spencer christian is here with a look at the forecast. >> and there is a heat wave spread across the country. and up in the upper mid west into great lakes, thunderstorms as well. despite quiet nature, it's still hot. and there is 101 in st. louis. 90 in chicago.
to us. for someone who's been in isolation for years, maybe decades, it's a big deal. what i think is important, they got a senior official in the department of corrections to travel up and to meet with them, you know, as equals in a sense. >> sort of an unprecedented show of interracial and even inter-gang unity, right? >> well, this is quite striking. i've been in these facilities. they're quite divided in terms of the racial and ethnic groups and in terms of people in the gangs. to get inmates to come together on an action, a protest action not just at pelican bay but to see it spread to 13 other facilities, that's a show of strength and show of unit. perhaps folks in the department were a little bit nervous about that. >> can you describe -- you described this to me on kqed news about it a couple weeks ago. these units are almost -- they almost defy belief, the way they're operated and the way they're composed. what are these units actually like on the inside? >> keep in mind pelican bay was opened in 1989, an era when the supermack prisons were proliferating around the country
for those of us dealing with the very hot weather. back to you. >> thanks. >>> the big dust storm that hit arizona this week is now making it difficult for some people to breathe. the storm swept through the phoenix area on tuesday, swallowing the city's skyline. since then are the air has remained hazeied and dusty. and right now doctors across the phoenix area say they are busy treating patients suffering from asthma and other breathing problems. common symptoms include wheezing and coughing. >> i would equate it to walking to a smoke-filled room, something like that. that kind of thing, where even people with normal lungs get a little irritated. but imagine somebody with some -- inflammation. >> doctors say the best advice for people in the phoenix area is just to stay inside, until the air clears up. >>> the death toll from the tornado in may, that ripped through joplin, missouri, is now at 159. the city's public information office recently released a statement saying a woman has died from her injuries. the announcement was the first in two weeks regarding any deaths related to the sto
, there'll be pockets as usual. but it starts to come back tonight, no big change. tomorrow morning looks almost like it does right now. so again the pattern looks to be in a holding pattern. 52 santa rosa. the moisture continues to come around. that is working into the four corners. cool pattern, pacific northwest. they hang out for a couple of day, then it ejects out. inland temps are struggling to get in. there'll be some gradual warming. then everything is stuck. so morning fog, but nothing compared to yesterday. lots of sunshine, mild to warm to a little bit warm. the breeze isn't going any where although it'll be less today than yesterday. some low mid-80s for some. 70s for others. creeping out there for antioch and oakley and brentwood. temperatures getting close to 90. maybe by tomorrow we'll see that or into thursday. night and morning fog takes us into the weekend. temperatures upper 80s, 60s, 70s by the beaches. >>> 5:11 is the time. pg & e is planning to close five high polluting power plants in contra costa county. now all of the plants operate by something that's usually fou
see a big fields of ash now because about five acres worth of plastic bins were burning here last night. if you move to the left, you can see the impact plastic bins. these are the things that burned here. it was all in an outside storage area. no actual buildings caught on fire. when you look at this video, it looks like there's a two-story building on fire. it's really just stacked-up plastic crates, though. the fire broke out around 1:00 yesterday afternoon near travis air force base and the smoke could be seen for 50 miles away, as far as san francisco and sacramento, thick, black smoke. the fire fueled by the plastic produce crates. the theory right now, we haven't got the official cause but the theory is that a worker accidentally lit one of them on fire perhaps as he was doing some sort of welding. it quickly took off into the five acre fire. any sense of the temperatures that this fire reached? >> close to 1,000, maybe 1500. if you go to the sides of this complex where the grass, you will see the pole the whole metal fences and they are been the like straw. >> reporter: i
. >>> more to bring you at 9:00. san francisco big dig coming u up. what some tl say transportation salvation and say it could stretch the city to a breaking point. >> i'm in sacramento state legislature took significant step today towards abolishing the death penalty. california voters will have the final say. >> accu-weather forecast center. weather takes a turn this weekend.i'll have all the details in my accu-weather forecast coming up. >> also tonight. kids risking their lives doing crazy dare devil stunts. lack at some disturbing trends on on line devil stunts. lack at some disturbing trends on on line videos. stay with us.  >> there is new push to abolish the death penalty inin califor a califofornia. this time the argument are not focused on n te morale or ethical issue surrouounding it ones. capitol correspondent annette reports from sacramento. >> california voters could decide next year the fate of more than 700 notorious criminals. currently locked newspaper san quentin death ro row. >> capitol punishment is an expensive failure.
on the news at 9:00. coming up, a backlash against blight. local banks get the blame for the big messes left behind in san jose's foreclosure crisis. the looming deadline on lifting the debt ceiling. who is telling the truth and who is stretching it? an abc 7 news fact check. >>> i'm spencer christian. summer heat has arrived in the bay area and will take up residence for awhile. details in the accuweather forecast coming up. >>> plus, the dog that glows in the dark. does it hold the >>> in san jose today some angry people made an unusual bank betossity. instead of money their bags were loaded with trash. david louie reports on a protest over vacant foreclosed homes that have become dumping grounds. >> residents say they are fed up. some live here on sinbad avenue where foreclosed homes owned by banks become dumping grounds for trash. >> we had a lot of garbage and that makes the properties go down in prices and it is not fair for the people who live next to them. >> reporter: members of alliance for citizens of california bagged up the trash and delivered it to a branch of wells fargo bank,
from our east moving west ward. this is the big heat wave that is blanketed much of the nation. now moving towards california and towards the bay area. so let's move on and take a closer look at conditions 5:00 o'clock tomorrow morning see some low cloud and fog that will mav locally inland overnight. all full back to the coast lake did and yesterday and have this pattern high pressure near the coast in the low to mid 60's and mainly 70's around the bay and 80's to low 90's in the warmest inland area. close in on the east bay kl skies sunny tomorrow afternoon. see high generally in the low 80's. 81 at san jose. 82 at campbell. peninsula high mainly in the mid upper 70's up to about 78 at palo alto mountain view low mid 60's on the coast at pacifica and a half moon bay downtown san francisco 67 tomorrow. 64 in the sun set district. north bay high mainly in the mid upper 80's. 86 at santa rosa. 87 calistoga but 91 at clover dale and 94 at ukiah. nearest bay high range from upper ask is to low to mid 70's then even into the upper 70's at cast from valley at fremont. inland e
such as j.r.r. tolkien and c.s. lewis under their belt. >>> news flash, if you haven't put your big toe outside yet, folks, it's hot. when i say hot, i'm talking triple digits. live pictures, yeah, atlanta looks pretty, but take it from me, not so nice when you walk outside. in arkansas, for those of you there today, 108 degrees in parts of that state. there is some relief in sight. meteorologist chad myers is going to join me next with that. >>> plus the youngest of the 12 jurors, juror number three, a nursing student, talking to cnn about her decision in the casey anthony case. >> what convinced you and the five others to switch your votes and vote for not guilty? >> i think everyone will tell you the same thing. >> you have to hear the rest of her answer. of these abandoneds in america today. automotive performance is gone. and all we have left are fallen leaves and broken dreams. oh. wait a second. that is a dodge durango. looks like american performance is doing just fine. ♪ carry on. ♪ >>> cue that song. you know that hot, hot, hot song. people in the south are melting in some
but viewers still love it even to this day. the reruns are a big hit. decades later on cable tv. >> a classic moment. >> i hate to laugh at that but it really was. marcia, marcia, marcia! >> these shows did illuminate these struggles teenagers had, albeit in this semi-perfect way. sherwood schwartz died yesterday of intestinal infection, he was 94 years old. >> what a career. he definitely gave a lot of us a lot of joy watching those shows. i think a lot of people consider florence henderson to be america's mom, mrs. brady. >> the characters wind gilligan's island, we talked about how it was a social microcosm, looking at how people of different backgrounds had to get together to figure things out. i would consider myself the professor. >> you would be the perfect professor. >> i think you'd be ginger. >> are you a ginger or a marianne? everybody knows what that vernacular means. >>> take a look at your forecast here now. heat advisories from texas and across much of the southeast. thunderstorms in new orleans, montgomery, and miami. hail and 80 mill an hour winds from kentucky to colorado. h
. >> reporter: another big-time merit is the entertaining aspect of this high-tech interactive toy that read can read, teach and sing in multi languages. >> translator: i like it because it teaches words in english which i cannot do. >> reporter: programs are downloadable by just touching the screen, no synchronizing involved. plenty of high-tech toys are out in the market. the huge breakthrough is that this is a connected communicating device, all possible here in south korea since 98% of homes have broadband access, making it the world's most wired country. abc news, seoul. >> south korea, very much on the cutting edge of technology. no, not cheap. >> no. it's going to cost you about 447 bucks if you're interested in getting one of those. >> if you do get one you can go to the website and get 300 children's songs, fairy tales and animation. whatever works in some cases to connect with your children. >> it's very much high-tnenenene >>> this morning on "world news now," plan "b." a top republican comes up with a new option to o address the federal debt crisis. >> it is a sign that both parties
any intron decisions on this budget. that we had a big challenge to not only create a foundation for years to come, but that we would make sure that we had a budget that would reflect long-term investments and the long-term financial health of this city. we set out a course to collaborate with as many people as possible and to make sure that our budget was reflective of what san francisco knows how to do. that is collaborate and build consensus. we held over 10 budget town hall meetings. we've met over hundreds of residents, community organizations. we met with city commissioners, labor organizations, business owners, and activists, and throughout all those meetings, they are able to shift some $28 million in changes to the budget. this budget not only reflects our values, it is about the future of our city. you have heard all of those that you have attended. the budget town hall meetings and meetings with our community- based agencies. you need not hear from me today again about the goal, but i do want you to hear from people who i think are our challenge and reflective of our c
. we're going to make a crisp. a crisp sounds great, but mine end up flat like a big, mushy cookie. >> the trick is to use cold butter. we're going to start with flour. >> okay. >> and cinnamon. >> mmmm. >> and then the brown sugar. and we want to combine those first. now i'm going to cut the cold fat into that. keep it surrounded by the flour, so it doesn't become a paste. time for the fruit. so we have two quarts of washed and picked over blueberries. what. >> do we add to those? >> some white sugar and you could use brown again. >> okay. >> a little bit of lemon juice. >> this is the easiest summer fruit dessert i have ever seen. >> everybody loves this stuff. >> i love it. >> and bake it for about an hour until it's bubbly. more for the family -- maybe if you were having a dinner party, you would do small ones, individual. >> individual ones with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. perfect. >>> what's next? >> we're going to make a granita, a nice frozen dessert, would you tell us an ice cream maker. >> no ice cream maker. >> we're using cucumber, lemon basil and agaffy. you could us
to -- to look big by waving your homes. >>> yesterday, the judge in the naso case said he needed to see documents before making a decision. he says he's been unable to access his bank accounts and a lawyer won't help him for free. >>> 7:34. police in hayward believe the man arrested for indecent exposure last week may be a repeat offender. all they are saying is he's an after a.m. in his 20s -- he's an african- american man in his 20s. 5 f 5", 130 pounds. police say he's been served in five other similar -- involved in five other similar incidents. >>> part after train station in oslo, norway have reopened after a suspicious bag was found. police shut down the area where the buses leave for the airport. after an abandoned suitcase was found. it was checked out and it was deemed harmless. >>> now, that investigation into the bombing and the shooting is focused on this farm used by the gunman. the confessed gunman. just hours ago, investigators -- and you heard the controlled explosion -- they set off a device found there at the farm. police say the confessed gunmen used the location as a
to need a crane to flip. it you can sample that big burger for 99 cents a bite and those proceeds are going to go to the alameda county food bank. >>> from hamburgers to hot dogs, joey chestnut will defend his title monday in the 4th of july hot dog eating contest at new york's keene island. yesterday was the weigh-in. he's won the contest four years straight. this year there's a separate event for women. and the front-runner is sonia the black widow thomas. >>> several bay area museums will be free today, but there's a catch. they're free only if you have a bank of america card. if you do, you can swing through the space and science center, jewish museum, de young and san jose museum of art, among others. the free offer is good today and tomorrow, and the first weekend of every month. >>> you can also fish for free today. the california department of fish and game is offering the first of two free fishing days of the year today. that means you don't have to buy sport fishing license. but all fishing regulations, like bass and size limits, report card requirements and fishing hour
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